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Nebraska's DoubleTree by Hilton Omaha Downtown Hotel and Executive
 Meeting Center Completes its $20 Million Renovation

OMAHA, Neb., May 24, 2013 -- The DoubleTree by Hilton Omaha Downtown Hotel and Executive Meeting Center has completed a 20-million dollar renovation which is being widely applauded by guests and meeting planners. The newly refurbished hotel has won accolades from DoubleTree by Hilton for "Most Improved Quality" for 2012, and has also been recognized by its management group, Westmont Hospitality Group, for excellence in guest service with the Company's coveted First Place Award for Best Year-Over-Year Service Score Improvement. The 414 guestroom upscale hotel includes 30-thousand square feet of conference space. Conveniently located across the street from the First National Bank and Union Pacific, the hotel is only a short walk to the CenturyLink Convention Center, in close proximity to area attractions, and offers complimentary shuttle service to Eppley Airport.

The DoubleTree Hotel Omaha Downtown features a new lobby with a welcoming reception area and a redesigned lounge. In addition, guests may enjoy the new Cyber Cafe serving Starbucks Coffee and encompassing complimentary business services. The hotel's renovation includes the re-mastering of all guestrooms and suites in comforting earth tones with new furnishings and soft goods, including wall coverings and draperies, as well as updated bathrooms, and the addition of a 42" flat screen LCD TV. The 30-thousand square feet of meeting space, with its 9,500 square foot Executive Meeting Center, has been remodeled and tastefully decorated for business with state-of-the-art meeting services and facilities. The Executive Conference Center is located on the 19th floor of the hotel and is designed to promote productivity to reach personal and business goals. Each meeting room provides panoramic views of downtown Omaha; a choice of All Day Meeting Packages or flexible banquet service; state-of-the-art amenities such as powered tables and ergonomic chairs; tack-able surfaces and white boards; Business Center Services; laptop lockers; and telephone rooms.

"We are truly proud of our new facilities and believe we offer the best business and leisure experience in Nebraska," said, Paul Tunakan, Director of Sales and Marketing. "What we are most proud of is our excellent service. Our staff is professional and willing and eager to ensure that every guest experience, and in particular every meeting experience, exceeds expectations," added Tunakan.

The DoubleTree by Hilton Omaha Downtown Hotel & Executive Meeting Center

Located at 1616 Dodge Street, Omaha, Nebraska, 68102, the hotel is a pet friendly property that provides guests with an array of amenities including a fitness center and an indoor swimming pool. Dining is a treat under the direction of Executive Chef, Aaron King. Signatures Restaurant offers American cuisine in a la carte and buffet service for breakfast, lunch and dinner. There is also the City Center Pub, which is open for cocktails and dinner serving appetizers and a full menu, room service is also available.

For exercise, guests may enjoy complimentary bicycles and helmets to tour downtown Omaha including the pedestrian bridge to Iowa. In addition to the complimentary airport shuttle, guests may also request complimentary shuttle service to the downtown business and Old Market Arts and Entertainment District, as well as local attractions. There is an onsite laundry, fitness center, self-parking, and of course, DoubleTree's signature complimentary warm chocolate chip cookies upon check-in. For more information and reservations visit www.OmahaDowntown.DoubleTree.com or call 402-346-7600.

About DoubleTree By Hilton

With a fast-growing, global collection of more than 340 upscale hotels in gateway cities, metropolitan areas and vacation destinations across five continents, every little thing we do at DoubleTree by Hilton inspires us to create a rewarding experience for our hotel guests, our team members and the communities we proudly serve. Our hospitality begins with a warm chocolate chip cookie welcome upon arrival and continues with the award-winning Hilton HHonors guest loyalty program, an array of fine services and amenities and our longstanding CARE Culture tradition that empowers more than 65,000 team members to provide the special comforts and acts of kindness that make the traveler feel human again.

To make reservations at any DoubleTree by Hilton hotel, travelers may visit our brand website at www.doubletree.com. Social media users may connect with us at www.facebook.com/doubletree, www.twitter.com/doubletree and www.youtube.com/doubletreehotels. For the latest news, story starters and fact sheets about our brand, reporters and bloggers may visit our DoubleTree by Hilton Global Media Center at www.doubletreebyhiltonglobalmediacenter.com.

About Hilton Worldwide

Hilton Worldwide is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For 93 years, Hilton Worldwide has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. The company is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Its brands are comprised of more than 3,900 hotels and timeshare properties, with 650,000 rooms in 90 countries and territories and include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages the world-class guest reward program Hilton HHonors®. Visitwww.hiltonworldwide.com for more information and connect with Hilton Worldwide at www.facebook.com/hiltonworldwide, www.twitter.com/hiltonworldwide, www.youtube.com/hiltonworldwide, www.flickr.com/hiltonworldwide and www.linkedin.com/company/hilton-worldwide.
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Contact:

Gayle Macintyre
Global Ink Communications
404-643-8222
gaylemacintyre@bellsouth.net



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